Mr. Siewert has served as a Managing Director and Partner for The Carlyle Group, L.P. (“Carlyle”), a global alternative asset management firm, since April 2007.
From 2001 to 2007, he held a variety of roles with The Coca-Cola Company (“Coca-Cola”), a global beverage company, including Group President and Chief Operating Officer, Asia and a was member of the Global Executive Committee.
From 1974 to 2001, he held a variety of roles with Eastman Kodak Company (“Eastman Kodak”), a technology company focused on imaging products and services, including Chief Operating Officer, Consumer Imaging and Senior Vice President and President of the Kodak Professional Division.
- While working at Coca-Cola, Eastman Kodak and Carlyle, Mr. Siewert developed extensive knowledge in the food and beverage and consumer products industries, especially insights into consumer trends and routes-to-market.
- Mr. Siewert led business operations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and most recently in Asia, where he focuses on opportunities and challenges in Asian markets.
- Mr. Siewert has extensive public company board and corporate governance experience. He is a director of Avery Dennison Corporation.